Iran supports Iraq, prepares to receive Iraqi forces - Arutz Sheva

Iranian military spokesman Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri on Saturday told state television that the Iranian military would be holding joint war games with Iraq. The two countries also "agreed on measures to establish border security and receive ...

US-Iranian convergence on the Kurdish referendum shocks Irbil - Arab News

The Kurds in Iraq will not benefit from their absolute stubbornness against the fury of the governments of Iraq, Turkey, Iran, and even the US over the insistence of their leadership on holding an independence referendum that effectively leads to the ...

Kurdistan Parliament rejects Iraqi government's sanctions - Kurdistan24

Kurdistan Region MPs raising hands during an extraordinary session rejected decisions of the Iraqi parliament and governemnt against Kurdistan, Sept. 30, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan 24). Kurdistan Independence Referendum Kurdistan Independence. A+ A A-.

Iraq cuts all Kurdistan air links - Kuwait Times

ARBIL: The director of Arbil airport, Talar Faiq Salih, speaks during a press conference at the airport, in the capital of Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region. – AFP. ARBIL: The Iraqi government cut autonomous Kurdistan's direct air links with ...

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES - Press TV

Here is a brief look at Press TV newsroom's headlines from 09:00 GMT to 17:00 GMT, September 30, 2017. Catalonia vote tensions. Pro-independence groups in Spain's Catalonia region say they are determined to press ahead with an independence ...

What next for Kurdistan? - Garowe Online

CALLING a referendum on Kurdish independence in Iraq was the easy part. The difficulty after the vote on September 25th concerns the route ahead. The vote took place in the three provinces that make up Iraqi Kurdistan, and in the contiguous Iraqi ...

Iran slaps fuel trade embargo on Iraqi Kurdistan - Arab News

An Iraqi Kurdish man smokes in a cafe in Irbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (AFP). TEHRAN: Iran has embargoed exports and imports of fuel products to and from Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the region's controversial ...

Tillerson: US does not recognize Kurdistan vote - Arab News

WASHINGTON: The US “does not recognize” Iraqi Kurds' “unilateral” referendum on independence and calls on all parties to reject the use of force and engage in dialogue, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday. “The United States does not recognize ...